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Latest Norfolk Christian community events 

Events of interest to the Norwich and Norfolk Christian community happening over the next four weeks.

24/02/2020 9:30am
An activity for babies and their parents or carers. There will be opportunities for parents and carers to chat, meet new friends, take part in action songs, have breakfast, and have fun.  There is no cost.
 
24/02/2020 7:00pm
“Growing the Garden” is the theme for an evening with Norwich vicar, Dave Lloyd, who will be speaking at the North Norfolk Filling Station meeting.
Dave Lloyd has been the Associate Vicar at St Thomas Church, Norwich since 2013. Everyone is welcome for an evening of fellowship and worship followed by the main talk. There will also be a time for prayer ministry at the end. The evening starts at 7pm for coffee, cakes and chat, with the talk from around 7.30pm.
 
25/02/2020 6:00pm
The project is exploring food which is kind to the planet. There will be a short talk and discussion.  This will be followed by a pancake feast, cookery demonstrations, competitions and recipe swaps. Participants are encouraged to bring pancakes and vegetarian pancake fillings to share.
25/02/2020 7:00pm
Broadcasting Faith Programmes - Difficulties and Success.
Anthony Isaacs heads the Sunday Morning Faith programmes on BBC Radio Norfolk.  You may know the voice now come and meet him.  Anthony Isaacs will tell us about faith, belief and the future on the BBC.   We can hear examples of the successes and difficulties in broadcasting.
7pm .  Followed by light refreshments. Donations towards venue and refreshments in the region of £3:00
This event is organised by the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ)
26/02/2020 9:45am
Guided Retreats at Letton Hall - Preparation for Lent: Into the desert with Jesus.
Individually guided retreats will enable you to take time out of your busy schedule to draw near to God, to think, to reflect, pray and grow, noticing and finding God in all things. During your retreat you will meet with a Spiritual Director (booking in advance required) and you will be welcome to join in with the monastic rhythm of prayer, good food and fellowship.
Total costs for full board and led programme is £160. For further information about retreats and for a sample retreat programme contact Revd.
Deborah Hamilton-Grey, Retreats Director. email: retreats@lettonhall.org www.guidedretreats.org.uk
27/02/2020 9:30am
Over the next six months the Quiet Waters Christian Retreat House, set in a large Georgian House on the Suffolk and Norfolk border, is hosting a series of four art-based day retreats to consider the gift of creativity.  

The leaders of CARM (Creative Arts Retreat Movement) Brian and Claire Watts will lead the series giving time to reflect on God’s creativity, creativity in the Bible, and where it all fits with our own faith journeys.

All materials and lunch are provided. The retreats cost £30 for each one-day session or £100 for all four sessions.
To book a place or find out more information about any of the retreats contact Quiet Waters on 01986 893201 or email mail@quietwaters.org.uk
27/02/2020 7:30pm
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
28/02/2020
Monthly two-course dinner with guest speaker.
This month: Members’ Stories of healings, changed lives, answered prayers, needs met – and so much more. And what God has done for them, He can do for you, so do come.
Start at 7 for 7.30pm.
Bookings for all events should be made in advance to booking secretary, Lisa by email to fgbnorwich@gmail.com or by phone to 01603 935000.
The cost of each dinner is £15 per person.


 
28/02/2020
Please come and join the Celebrate team and others in prayer at the Forum in Norwich to pray for this year's event on June 20 and for all who participate and attend. This prayer makes such a difference.
We meet at 7.30pm at the Café Bar Marzano. Get a coffee and join in the prayer session right where Celebrate happens.
The other prayer dates at the Forum are: March 27, April 24, May 22 and June 12.
Contact: John Betts at johnbetts2.jb@gmail.com
28/02/2020 10:30am
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight this is a Fairtrade Coffee Morning, with quizzes, stalls and, of course, Fairtrade cakes. All welcome - whether you're 9 or 90, or somewhere between!!
28/02/2020 7:00pm
Jonathan and Paige Squirrell, senior leaders at the Beacon Church, Bacton, will talk about carrying God's glory and beauty to a broken world
29/02/2020 7:00pm
Neil O’Boyle, the National Director of Youth for Christ, will be the keynote speaker at a “2020 vision” evening being held in Great Yarmouth later this month. East Norfolk Youth for Christ invites all Christians with a heart for young people to come and find out what is going on and what changes are afoot for 2020. This event is an opportunity to find out about the work, the people who lead and support it and the exciting changes and challenges coming up in 2020 and beyond. Local Christians are urged to come along to support the event and maybe even find out if there is a role they could play in this exciting and challenging work.
For further information, call Ali on 07733 143660
02/03/2020 9:30am
An activity for babies and their parents or carers. There will be opportunities for parents and carers to chat, meet new friends, take part in action songs, have breakfast, and have fun.  There is no cost.
 
02/03/2020 6:30pm
Lent: The season of prayerful self-examination. Cloister will be candlelit, and open from 6.30pm for meditative walking.
Join us for a brief but silent haven from the concerns of daily life.
The only sound will be music playing at the beginning and end of the silence. Please enter via the North West door and wear shoes with soft soles to help maintain the silence. Admission is free, donations welcome. Convened by the Silence in the Cathedral Group
04/03/2020 2:00pm
Rev Canon Stuart Nain will be speaking at 2.15pm on 'The Scottish Prayer Book 1637' followed by Evensong at 3.30pm
05/03/2020 7:30pm
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
06/03/2020 3:20pm
On the first Friday of each month you can join with others over tea and cake to share what you thought and felt about one of Julian of Norwich’s visions or ‘shewings’. This week: Fifteenth Shewing, suddenly you will be delivered of your pains
07/03/2020 7:30pm
Christ Church, Eaton will be holding another of its popular “Quiz and Chips” evenings. The quiz starts at 7.30pm and teams of up to 8 people are invited, but you can come by yourself and join a team on the night as well.  Tickets cost £10 per person. Contact Carrie on 01603 455413 to book. Vegetarian option available but please state at time of booking.
08/03/2020
 international speaker and apologetics scholar, Michael Ramsden, will be speaking at all four services at Soul church with a powerful Gospel message for all9am, 10:30am, 12:30pm
12/03/2020 7:30pm
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
13/03/2020 7:00pm
Garboldisham Village Hall
Mark Aldridge from New Wine will be the speaker at this evening's event, where we can draw near to God through worship, testimony and hearing from God's word.
14/03/2020 9:00am
Rev. Dr. Fiona Haworth, assistant priest at St. Peter Mancroft church, will speak about her recent trip to Ethiopia where she saw first-hand the work which Christian Aid partners are doing to tackle the effects of climate change.
14/03/2020 12:00pm
Norwich Healing Rooms will be at St Stephens Church every second Saturday of the month from 12 O’clock until 3 pm
16/03/2020
Monthly two-course dinner with guest speaker.
This month: Terry Lowe - Football, football, football – and three close encounters with death. Then an unexpected encounter led to Terry becoming one of the happiest people on earth!
Start at 7 for 7.30pm.
Bookings for all events should be made in advance to booking secretary, Lisa by email to fgbnorwich@gmail.com or by phone to 01603 935000.
The cost of each dinner is £15 per person.


 
19/03/2020 7:30pm
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
20/03/2020 5:30pm
20/03/2020 7:00pm
A special evening of Taize worship with Brother Paolo. All are welcome.
21/03/2020 10:00am
Speakers from Portugal and Poland. 
Parking: East Runton playing fields (opposite side of the road, 200m in direction of Sheringham)
Contact name and tel for more details: Simon Gay 01603 720576
21/03/2020 1:00pm
An opportunity for us to connect and share some of the stories going on at Norwich Youth For Christ and hear about plans for the future
22/03/2020 5:00pm
"Lighthouse 5" praise and worship event - most months. Spend an hour with God away from the hustle and bustle. 
26/03/2020 7:30pm
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
27/03/2020
Please come and join the Celebrate team and others in prayer at the Forum in Norwich to pray for this year's event on June 20 and for all who participate and attend. This prayer makes such a difference.
We meet at 7.30pm at the Café Bar Marzano. Get a coffee and join in the prayer session right where Celebrate happens.
The other prayer dates at the Forum are: April 24, May 22 and June 12.
Contact: John Betts at johnbetts2.jb@gmail.com
27/03/2020 7:00pm
Green Pastures is providing an opportunity to meet two authors who will share their stories and respond to questions in an informal atmosphere.

 
28/03/2020 6:30pm
Lighthouse Juniors "NERF" night. Anyone in school years 3 to 6 is welcome. Please bring your own gun and goggles if you have them. Cost £1.50.
28/03/2020 7:30pm
Kingsgate Community Church's comedy night starring renowned comedian Tony Vino. 
Preston funny man Tony Vino has been touring the comedy scene since early 2005. Well aware of social and political issues he mixes friendly well thought out observational humour with audience interaction and quick-witted responses.
Adult tickets are £5 each. Family tickets are £15. 
Purchase tickets from: https://wearekingsgate.churchsuite.com/events/pu785pgz
Tel: 01493 442861
31/03/2020 7:00pm
Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography will speak on‘William Beveridge, William Temple and R. H. Tawney: Founding the Welfare State and welcoming Jewish refugees.’  Remarkable men
The relationships between three of the founders of the welfare state - William Beveridge, it's architect; William Temple, wartime Archbishop of Canterbury an d the man who coined the very term 'welfare state'; and R. H. Tawney, the author of the most famous 20th century British socialist text, Equality (1931). They were friends at Oxford; Tawney married Beveridge's sister; Temple officiated at that wedding and at the later wedding of Beveridge. They were all very active in assisting Jewish scholars in the 1930s who were fleeing from Nazism and Tawney was a founder of what became the CCJ. Beveridge took the lead in assisting Jewish scholars from his position as Director of the London School of Economics. Temple and Tawney were profound Christians as well (though Beveridge was an atheist).
7pm The Light House, Fishergate Norwich, NR3 1SE.  Followed by light refreshments. Donations towards venue and refreshments in the region of £3:00
This event is organised by the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ)
 
01/04/2020 12:30pm
Transforming Norwich's next ministers and leaders meeting will be on Wednesday April 1, at St Stephen's Church, Rampant Horse Street, Norwich.
The Lunch will run from 12.30pm to 2pm and will be hosted by pastor Madeline Light.
02/04/2020 7:30pm
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
03/04/2020 3:20pm
On the first Friday of each month you can join with others over tea and cake to share what you thought and felt about one of Julian of Norwich’s visions or ‘shewings’. This week: Sixteenth Shewing, I didn’t say you wouldn’t be tempested; just not overcome!
04/04/2020 2:30pm
The trustees & team invite you to a time of praise, prayer & thanksgiving at Quiet Waters on the afternoon of Saturday 4th April.
It will be good to have our friends and supporters share with us as we praise and thank God for His many blessings.
Our speaker this year will be our very own Bryan Doyle. Bryan & Ruth joined the team in November last year.
We will start at 2:30pm and aim to finish around 4pm with refreshments.
Please call us on 01986 893201 or email mail@quietwaters.org.uk if you intend to come so that we have some idea of numbers.
We very much look forward to welcoming you.
04/04/2020 3:00pm
“Music for Springtime”.  Angela Dugdale and friends (piano, clarinet and flute). A Concert with Afternoon Tea to raise funds for the bell appeal. 
Tickets £10 in advance available from Sue Morton, 4 Linden Grove, Sheringham, NR26 8PD, 01263 826078 or suejmorton@gmail.com. 
 

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